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2014 People's Choice Award: Cast your vote

Vote now for the 2014 People's Choice Award
We're happy to announce the nominees for this year's People Choice Award. Each year Opensource.com enjoys recognizing our top contributors as a way...Read more

Going to the extreme to make 3D printers open source

Lulzbot 3D printer cluster
The best way to explain 3D printing to someone is to show them. But since Jeff Moe can’t carry around one of his Lulzbot 3D printers , he has taken...Read more

Small group of makers transforms a big idea into a community of users

belief
Belief in a more collaborative process. Perseverence to make things better. Shared knowledge and access for all. These are the things that come to...Read more

The potential for OpenStack in the enterprise

open clouds
Big things are in store for OpenStack this year. The community is growing, now at more than 15,000 people from more than 130 countries. The next...Read more

Which factor will influence the enterprise to consider OpenStack in 2014?

open clouds
Big things are in store for OpenStack this year. The community is growing, now at more than 15,000 people from more than 130 countries. The next version, Icehouse, is scheduled to be released on April 17, followed by the next OpenStack Summit in May. But what will this lead to? In a post on virtual-strategy.com , Chuck Dubuque, the Director of Product Marketing for Virtualization and OpenStack at Red Hat, provided the following prediction:Read more

Building an open source community

Building an open source community
I have told the story of how FinTP, the first open source application for processing financial transactions, was born. Here, I would like to present...Read more

Open source as an alternative for small businesses

Is it safe to use? What alternatives do I have? Is it easy to install? These were some of the questions asked by Amandeep, a New Delhi based owner of...Read more

How OpenStack parallels the adoption of Linux

OpenStack is developing like Linux
In spite of its considerable momentum , there are still skeptics about whether OpenStack will ultimately succeed. My colleague tackled some of that...Read more